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Paul Van Oorschot

Canada Research Chair in Internet Authentication and Computer Security

Paul Van Oorschot Researches Defensive Software Technologies to Protect Computer Resources and Users

Internet banking in Canada is portrayed as being as safe as a giant time-lock vault. A major component is a security protocol with a high-level Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to ensure a direct connection or ‘hand shake’ between a customer’s browser and the bank’s server. SSL also provides a means to verify that a message comes from the original source and is not altered…Full Story

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